Industry Issue Paper: The Disappearing Diagrams

Railroads are ignoring the statutory and regulatory requirement that they file current system diagram maps with the Surface Transportation Board. As a result shippers and communities are denied advance notice of lines likely to be shut down or abandoned. Moreover, potential operators qualified to purchase and render service on such lines are unable to force their sales contemplated by the law without having to prove the inordinate service deficiencies of the railroads, nearly an impossible burden.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/206726
Published in:
Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Volume 43, Number 1
Page range:
139-143
Total Pages:
6




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